out·​row | \ ˌau̇t-ˈrō How to pronounce outrow (audio) \
outrowed; outrowing; outrows

Definition of outrow

transitive verb

: to row faster or with more skill than The Beaversʼ JV8 outrowed the Stanford crew … by nearly 10 seconds to take a second-place finish …The Albany Democrat-Herald

Examples of outrow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yale outrowed runner-up Harvard by more than three seconds at the Sprints and by nine at the IRAs, where the Crimson finished fourth behind Cal. John Powers, BostonGlobe.com, "Steve Gladstone has Yale crew at the top," 7 June 2018

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First Known Use of outrow

1530, in the meaning defined above

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“Outrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outrow. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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